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Writes and Wrongs #5: Writer’s Doubt (#amwriting)

Don Music lives in my head.     Writer’s Doubt A question for a promotional writing contest for a book pinged in my mailbox the other day.   It asked subscribers … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · 4 Comments

Writes and Wrongs #5: The Spotlight Effect (#writingtips)

If you mention it, it better be important. In a rush? Just want to skip ahead ? click here. I have been participating in a writer’s forum which I have … Continue reading

February 13, 2016 · 10 Comments

Writes and Wrongs #4: Kiai! Action Tags (#writingtips)

Characters don’t just speak, they do stuff. Eager? Just want to skip ahead to the examples? click here. It can be difficult for me to punctuate dialogue correctly sometimes because … Continue reading

February 10, 2016 · 5 Comments

Writes and Wrongs #3: The Fall of Said Bookisms (#writingtips)

Unless your character is a Parseltongue, she doesn’t hiss. If you want to skip the intro-babble and get right to the examples, click here. I’m old, thus, the infamous “said-bookism” … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · 8 Comments

Writes and Wrongs #2: Basic Dialogue Punctuation

When you teach you learn. First, I want to take a tangent.  If you don’t want to read my introduction drivel, click here. I believe in those above words.  Out … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · 10 Comments

Musings #24: Ten Simple Party Tips That Will Save Your Sanity and Your Budget

  10.   Nothing says party like the gift wrap aftermath.    Don’t be too hasty and throw out the tissue paper–especially the stuff that has a coating on it that keeps … Continue reading

September 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

Blog Reflections #3: What Kind of Blog Reader Are You? What Kind of Blog Reader Are You Attracting?

Today is my son’s third birthday which is why the posts have been thin on the ground today.    The first post in my blog feed today after I got through … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · 11 Comments

Diary of an Inconsistent Cook #8: Once You Go Rack, You’ll Never Go Back (Hassle Free Oven Baked Bacon)

Bacon and I have not always gotten along.   In the spring of 1999 I was living in my first third-floor attic apartment which had an electric stove, and my entire … Continue reading

February 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Product Review #5: Space Saving Fold Away Baby Bath

We didn’t have a whole lot of the usual baby gear on our registry other than a car seat, jogging stroller, ring sling, breastfeeding supplies, a few baby clothes, and … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

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